Seven from seven for superpole king Seller at Phakisa Warm sunny weather that followed a particularly unpleasant dust storm in the Free State goldfields near Welkom earlier in the week, that dumped tons of sand on Johannesburg on Thursday, provided perfect riding conditions at the Phakisa Freeway this afternoon for qualifying and Super Pole for […]
The Free State Goldfields provided a perfect early summer’s day of bright sunshine and a cooling breeze to mark the penultimate round of the Monster Energy SuperGP Champions Trophy at Phakisa Freeway near Welkom on Sunday. And it was 2013 SA Superbike champion Clint Seller (Portable Shade Race! Kawasaki ZX10R) who took home the gold […]
BRIAN BARAGWANATH SHATTERS THE RECORDS – FIVE PODIUMS FOR TEAM RHIDE SA TEAM RHIDE SA READY FOR DAKAR RALLY 2015! TEAM RHIDE SA’S BRIAN BARAGWANATH SHATTERS THE RECORDS! Team Rhide SA’s off-road quad racer, Brian Baragwanath, has shattered the records by becoming the first quad competitor in the past decade to win all the rounds […]
New champion van der Mark back to racing action One month after securing the 2014 World Supersport championship, Pata Honda’s Michael van der Mark is heading to Magny-Cours in France, together with team-mate Lorenzo Zanetti, for the penultimate round of the season.
PREVIEW : RYSMIERBULT 200 22.09.2014 Round 6 of the SA National Off-road Motorcycle & Quad Championship 27 September 2014 (Ventersdorp, North West Province) NAIL BITING FINAL NATIONAL OFF-ROAD BATTLE EXPECTED AT VENTERSDORP It is time for the sixth and final round of the 2014 SA National Off-road Motorcycle and Quad Championship and the Rysmierbult 200 […]
Seven-time motorcycle land speed record holder earns her Red Hat with a 208 mph run to become one of the newest members of the Bonneville 200 MPH Club Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 15, 2014…Motorcycle racer and team owner, Valerie Thompson, set her 7th land speed record on her CTEK sponsored BMW S 1000 RR […]
Munich / Nakusp, Canada.Team CEEU (Central Eastern European Union) continue to lead the 2014 BMW Motorrad GS Trophy after a tough second day of competition in Canada, which saw France and newcomers Korea emerge as joint day winners. Solid performances in the day’s two special tests (second and fourth) helped CEEU maintain a slim five-point […]
The defending national enduro title holder and E1 (200cc) Class champion, Wade Young (Brother KTM) clinched his fourth victory after five rounds of the 2014 Liquorland National Enduro Championship when he won the Liquorland National Winterberg Enduro event that took place this weekend (6 September) at Patensie in the Eastern Cape. The event was characterised […]
BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy North America 2014, Day 1. Team CEEU (Central and Eastern Europe) leads GS Trophy. Munich / Golden, Alberta. Team CEEU leads the GS Trophy tonight after impressive performances in the first two special tests of the 2014 edition. Team France and Team South Africa are snapping at their heels in […]
Pata Honda rider Michael van der Mark is the 2014 FIM World Supersport champion after winning today’s ninth round race at Jerez in Spain. Starting from pole position, the 21-year-old Dutch rider got a good start but ran wide going into turn one at the 4.423km Jerez circuit. There followed 19 laps of nail-biting racing […]
World-class two-wheel racing comes to Zwartkops Raceway in the form of the Monster Energy SuperGP Champions Trophy Round six of the eight-round inaugural Monster Energy SuperGP Champions Trophy, the new-look motorcycles-only national championship, sees the first visit of the country’s top two-wheel racers to the tight and twisty 2,4 kilometre Zwartkops Raceway west of Pretoria […]
Monster Energy SuperGP Champions Trophy ranked #1 motorsport programme on television after just one broadcast The Monster Energy SuperGP Champions Trophy live broadcast on SABC 3 during round five in Durban on August 24th achieved a peak audience of over 816 000 viewers with an average live audience 376 per cent greater than that achieved […]
27 September – Patensie (Eastern Cape) WILL LIQUORLAND NATIONAL WINTERBERG ENDURO SEE NEW WINNERS? It is that time of the Liquorland National Enduro Championship when competitors have to travel to Patensie in the Gamtoos Valley in the Eastern Cape to tackle the Liquorland National Winterberg Enduro, the fifth and penultimate round of the 2014 series […]
SIXTY-SEVEN MOTORCYCLES LINE UP FOR AFRICA’S MOST UNIQUE MOTORCYCLE RACE A full-house of 67 entries will line-up for the start of the 2014 RFS Motorcycle Economy Run on Friday 29 August 2014. This unique event sees competitors vying for honours by achieving the best fuel efficiency over two-days of riding through some of Mpumalanga’s most […]
The South African round of the FIM Superbike World Championship, provisionally scheduled to be held at Phakisa Freeway in the Free State on October 19, will now no longer form part of the 2014 series but could be included in the 2015 calendar, possibly as early as March.
Team Proudly Bidvest Yamaha Racing went to the Liquorland National Enduro @ Lydenburg with a full team and walked away with a full house of results that included two podium positions and lots of valuable points towards the 2014 Liquorland National Enduro Championship.
LIQUORLAND NATIONAL ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP TO CONTINUE AFTER FOUR MONTHS’ BREAK After a break of four months, the Liquorland National Enduro Championship will again regain momentum with the Liquorland National Enduro @ Lydenburg, the fourth round of the series, that will take place this weekend (Saturday, 26 July) in the Lydenburg area in Mpumalanga.
ALTUS DE WET is in Romania in Europe to conquer yet another extremely tough international enduro event – the Red Bull Romaniacs that takes place from 15 to 19 July in Sibiu in Romania. This event, that will take place for the 11th time, has again attracted the world’s top extreme enduro motorcycle competitors and […]
BMW Motorrad Race Trophy: SUPERBIKE*IDM rider Marco Nekvasil is the new leader. Munich, 25th June 2014. The BMW Motorrad Race Trophy has a new leader: Austrian Marco Nekvasil. He and the other BMW Motorrad privateers in the SUPERBIKE*IDM and the Spanish Superbike Championship (CEV) have climbed back up the standings in the BMW Motorrad Race […]
Second at Misano maintains van der Mark’s championship challenge Pata Honda’s World Supersport championship leader Michael van der Mark finished second in today’s seventh-round race at Misano World Circuit ‘Marco Simoncelli’ in Italy, his sixth successive podium finish, which gives him a 28-point lead in the series as it enters the second half of the […]
Michael van der Mark set the second-fastest overall time in today’s two World Supersport practice sessions in preparation for Sunday’s seventh-round championship race at the Misano World Circuit ‘Marco Simoncelli’ in Italy.
Munich, 18th June 2014. Just one point separates the new top three in the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy: wins and podiums in the French Superbike Championship (FSBK) and the South African Motorcycle Championship (SAM) have once again shaken up the overall standings. BMW Motorrad privateers were also in action in various other series last weekend.
The Pata Honda team returns to Italy this weekend (20-22 June) for round seven and the halfway point of the 2014 World Superbike championship at Misano World Circuit ‘Marco Simoncelli’. The 4.226km circuit missed out on the 2013 SBK calendar but it has traditionally been a regular World Superbike venue, hosting 21 rounds since 1991. Set near […]
MORE NATIONAL OFF-ROAD VICTORIES FOR ROSS BRANCH AND BRIAN BARAGWANATH AT STELLA The Botswana off-road motorcycle rider, Ross Branch (Brother KTM) and Pretoria quad rider, Brian Baragwanath (Team Rhide SA Yamaha) became the first winners of the inaugural Vryburg Stella 400 national off-road that was held at Stella in the North West Province. Baragwanath has […]